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  • How I Earn My Patients Trust as a PTA

    How I Earn My Patients Trust as a PTA

    April 2, 2019

      I have been a Physical Therapist Assistant for 21 years, and over the past two decades I have learned what it takes to be successful in an outpatient setting. […]

  • Don’t Let the Spring Season Throw You a Curveball

    Don’t Let the Spring Season Throw You a Curveball

    March 19, 2019

    Spring is around the corner and its that time again! Baseball and softball athletes will be taking the field for another high school season. As parents and coaches, we cannot […]

  • “Gotta go…gotta go right now”

    “Gotta go…gotta go right now”

    March 5, 2019

    Stress Urinary Incontinence can be an embarrassing topic, and not something you typically bring up at the dinner table. Stress Urinary Incontinence (or SUI) is the loss of urine without […]

  • Practicing What I Preach

    Practicing What I Preach

    February 19, 2019

    My name is Scott VanZanten, and I am a physical therapist living in Byron Center and treating patients out of our Byron Center office location. I try to live the […]

  • All About TKA

    All About TKA

    February 5, 2019

    First off, does anyone know what TKA stands for? TKA stands for Total Knee Arthroplasty, also known as Total Knee Replacement. TKA is a surgical procedure to replace parts of your […]

  • Everything Happens for a Reason

    Everything Happens for a Reason

    January 22, 2019

    Nancy Ryan, DPT with her surgeon Dr. Scott Russo in 2018! As a middle school student, I thought I heard the worst news of my life when I was told […]

  • 3 Tips to Help You Reach Your Goals

    3 Tips to Help You Reach Your Goals

    January 8, 2019

      I’m sure we’ve all heard the saying “New Year New You.” Resolutions are made with high hopes in January and oftentimes, by March, these resolutions are long abandoned. If […]

  • Everybody Squat!

    Everybody Squat!

    December 18, 2018

    The squat is known as the king of exercise, and for good reason, as squatting activates numerous muscles in the body. Stop for a moment and think about the last […]

  • Think Twice and Avoid Injury this Winter

    Think Twice and Avoid Injury this Winter

    December 4, 2018

    As winter in Michigan is upon us, our lives tend to get busy with the various tasks of the season. While the days of gardening and yard work are behind […]

  • The Undercover Bully in Fitness and Rehab

    The Undercover Bully in Fitness and Rehab

    November 20, 2018

      We’ve all been there at some point. Whether it is trying to lose a few pounds, making efforts to improve our health and wellbeing, or recovering from an injury, […]